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French Are Planning an Attack, Etc.

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CollectionMississippi Department of Archives and History: Territorial Governor Papers -RG2 view image
Document Information
Date June 13, 1798
Author Name Isaac Guion (primary) Location: Natchez
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Summary Amidst a discussion of accounting matters, Captain Guion warns that there are reports that the French are planning an attack on the southwestern country. Considerable military forces have supposedly landed at Pensacola and at Mobile.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Very bad legibility
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Isaac Guion; French;
Related Places War Department; Natchez; Pensacola; Mobile; ;
Keywords attack; ;
Key Phrases receipts; scrupulously and impartially; variety of reports; we are the most likely to be attacked; was said to have acted as astronomer;
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